Lisa Mercado- Fernandez is a teacher and a writer. She writes about love, and loss and friendship in tales set in her favorite coastal sea towns. She has written two novels, The Shoebox and The Eighth Summer.

“I wrote about what touches me the most, whether it’s my own experiences or a creation in my mind. I stay true to my search for what is good and what really matters in life.”–Lisa

Read an introduction from Lisa